USDA Forest Service
Emergency Conditions, Sawtooth National Forest, Spring 2017

The link below will take you to a story map which shows areas in the Sawtooth National Forest affected by flooding and erosion during the heavy snow melt runoff during the spring of 2017.  Click the tabs for affected areas on each ranger district. As of 5/24/2017 there are no closed roads or areas on the Minidoka District.

Click here for Emergency Conditions, Sawtooth National Forest, Spring 2017

Trail Maps

National Forest Motor Vehicle Use maps are the legal guide as to where, when and how you can access roads and trails on Forest land.
Here are links to local forest Motor Vehicle Use Maps.

Boise National Forest 2017
Cascade East                    Cascade West                    Lowman                    Emmett East                    Emmett West
Idaho City East                    Idaho City West                    Mt.Home East (Anderson Ranch)                    Mtn Home West (Danskin)

Sawtooth National Forest 2017
South Hills OHV Trail Map(MVATVR/C.S.I. /U.F.S.) (2014)                    Minidoka/Cassia East                    Minoidoka/Cassia West
Fairfield Ranger District                   Ketchum Ranger District
Sawtooth National Recreation Area (Stanley)                    Sawtooth National Recreation Area (Stanley) Insets

Salmon-Challis National Forest 2017
Leadore                 Middle Fork          Lost River East          Lost River West
North Fork                     Salmon Cobalt                     Yankee Fork East                    Yankee Fork West

Caribou-Targhee National Forest 2016
Ashton/Island Park                   Dubois                    Montpelier                    Palisades
Soda Springs                    Teton Basin (2015)                   Westside (North) (2015)                    Westside (South) (2015)

Humboldt-Taiyabe National Forest 2014
Jarbidge/Mountain City
                    Carson/Bridgeport                      Spring Mountains NRA
Santa Rosa            Austin-Tonopah                        Ely                    Ruby Mountains

Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest 2017
Evanston/Mountain View                    Heber/Kamas                    Logan                    Ogden (2016)
Pleasant Grove                    Salt Lake                    Spanish Fork


Magic Valley ATV Riders have developed a rating system for trails that you will see referenced to frequently.  Click here to get a copy of that Trail Rating Guide.

Are you tired of folding those large, faded and torn paper maps?  Would you like to use your Smart Phone or Tablet to view"all your favorite maps" while on the trail?  Would you like to download the maps and head out onto the trail?  This is in no way intended or meant to be an endorsement of the products mentioned but merely a place to start looking.  Here are two of many mobile applications that are available to you.  Avenza PDF Maps and Gaia GPS are two mobile map applications that enables you to download maps for offline use on your smartphone or tablet. Use your device's built-in GPS to track your location, plot and record locations, import and export place marks, measure distance and area, and even plot (georeference) your photos.  Click here to visit the Avenza site.  Click here to visit the Gaia site.